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Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie will be available as a 4-disc Blu-ray Combo Pack, Digital and On-Demand on January 8, 2013, Disney announced. The acclaimed 3D stop-motion animated feature tells the story of the friendship between a young boy named Victor and his dog Sparky. After Sparky dies in a car accident, [...]
Several of this year’s Oscar contenders discuss their biggest challenges, triumphs, inspirations and the state of animation in a very good year. Peter Lord – Director, The Pirates! Band of Misfits On the aspect of the movie he’s proudest of: I’m pleased about the spirit of the film. The attitude [...]
The annual animation and vfx show Paris FX will highlight the French and British post-production artists behind Skyfall, Cloud Atlas and Asterix & Obelix: God Save Britannia, Variety reports. The event is hosted by the Ile de France Film Commission and Lariviere Org. in partnership with Film London each year, and [...]
Warner Bros. Animation offers another epic chapter in the history of the Dark Knight, based on Frank Miller’s acclaimed comic. Few graphic novels have had the staying power of Batman: The Dark Knight Returns. Released in 1986, the DC Comics epic written and drawn by Frank Miller was an instant [...]
The weekend box office numbers are in and it looks like Tim Burton’s highly anticipated 3-D, black and white stop-motion feature adaptation of his cult hit short Frankenweenie came out the victim of a hit-and-run with Sony’s 3-D CG project Hotel Transylvania, directed by Genndy Tartakovsky. Hotel Transylvania has impressively [...]
Director Tim Burton pays homages to his favorite monster movies and his childhood pet in the charming stop-motion gem Frankenweenie. Filmmaker Tim Burton had two great childhood loves: movies and his pet dog. “If you’re lucky enough to have a pet that you love, it connects right to your heart. [...]
It was a frightfully great weekend for Sony Animation’s Hotel Transylvania, which checked in at the number-one spot at the box office, with an estimated $43 million total in 3,349 theaters stateside. Directed by acclaimed TV veteran Genndy Tartakovsky (Dexter’s Laboratory, Samurai Jack) this crowd-pleasing take on popular movie monsters [...]
Hey, do you know that a feature-length version of Tim Burton’s 1984 animated short Frankenweenie is coming out? Of course you do. It’s hard not to, given the ad campaign. This week’s tale, however, is not about Frankenweenie or Burton specifically, or even how to market a toon feature; instead [...]
Disney has launched “10 Days of Frankenweenie,” a new, free level pack for its hit mobile game Where’s My Water? Free. Inspired by Disney’s stop-motion animated film Frankenweenie, directed by acclaimed filmmaker Tim Burton, the level pack features new black and white levels that combine the film’s retro look and feel [...]
Entertainment industry veteran Brenda Wooding will launch Kid Glove, her new boutique production, distribution and rights management company at MIPCOM this year. The first project under the new shingle is Viking Kong, an animated comedy for 6-11 year olds. The new Kid Glove is organized into three divisions. Kid Glove [...]